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file photo of a Pacific Razor Clam (photo courtesy: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife)

Razor Clam Digging Begins Wednesday

The digging starts on evening tides and switches to morning tides Sunday for five more days. Wildlife officials say digging is best an hour or two before low tide.

CBS Seattle–03/26/2014

(stock image of Puget Sound / Photo by Robert Sumner /Getty Images)

Underwater Landslides Under Hood Canal? Scientists Think So

There are two dome-shaped mounds, each more than 100 feet high and more than 1,000 feet wide, on the bottom at the south end of the canal near Lilliwaup. Washington scientists believe they were produced by underwater landslides.

CBS Seattle–11/30/2012

(Photo credit ROLAND WEIHRAUCH/AFP/Getty Images)

State May Ban Some Octopus Hunting Near Seattle

After last week’s controversial octopus capture in West Seattle, The state Fish and Wildlife Department is considering banning octopus hunting on some beaches.

CBS Seattle–11/09/2012

File photo of a hunter. (Photo by PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Wildlife Agents Raiding Poachers Who ‘Just Want To See Stuff Die’

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife agents have conducted 14 raids around the state in a series of poaching investigations, and they say dozens of people could face charges.